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for the river and an island for the city. >> 1 trillion euros -- that's roughly how much the eu countries lose every year to tax evasion. brussels is not amused, not least because the euro crisis is far from over. now europe is looking for ways to more effectively track down and penalize tax dodgers. in italy, tax collecting is done by the finance police, the guardia de finanza. employees often used dubious methods when chasing down tax defaulters. the tax collectors work on commission. the more people they catch, the better for them. that is putting pressure on ordinary italians, especially small and medium-size companies. >> it was a spectacular protest against italy's new tax laws. the owner of a small beach bar scaled the dome of st. peter's basilica in rome and stayed put for some 24 hours. when he climbed back down, he was greeted by a cheering crowd. [applause] >> i really hope this tax issue is resolved soon and our small businesses as well as the whole economy can pick up again, at least a little. >> the tax measures by italy's technocrat government under the prime minister are anothe
$2.6 million a day. that is a lot of money. discussions will continue. $67 million from the eu. japan will pledge $120 million -- japan will pledge and money for humanitarian needs. >> that is an important aspect. thank you very much. passenger plane has crashed near kazakhstan. local media are reporting at least 20 people died when the aircraft came down in bed at weather. thousands of protesters have ignored a curfew imposed by the egyptian president. the opposition has refused the call for talks. have more -- we have more. >> was violence on the anniversary of one of the bloodiest days of the revolution. teargas covered downtown cairo with plumes of smoke. .hey've not held back a general was held hostage. these angry young men and women -- the opposition blocked -- the national front had six specific demands starting with the formation of a government and cancelling all the consequences of the desperation. >> was urged to stand his ground. >> no person or front has the power to force anything on the elected president. nobody should be able to implement any agendas or conditions for
, but the eu says the onus is of the industry to work on a solution. >> they need to address the accusations made by agricultural scientists. there will be another round table on thursday, and we will consider what measure we need to take. >> the european consumer affairs commissioner is opposed to a band. in spite of the dangers presented. to help new methods can be developed that do not rely on pesticides. they may be more expensive, but without bees, farmers will not be able to pollinate their crops. >> well, that's it from us. we'll be back on the hour in an hour. >> thanks for staying with us. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
for military operations against the militants. the imf and the eu already pledged money to support the beleaguered economy. i jubilation and towns across northern mali. people here know how fragile of their security is. the militants may have vanished for now and the desert, but any sign of weakness and they could return. few relished the prospect of a long guerrilla war. >> let's get the latest live from timbuktu. tom went into timbuktu with the troops and he joins us live. the islamist rebels out of sight but not out of mind? >> exactly. they are believed to be hiding in surrounding desert. but i can tell you the tension is rising here in timbuktu. there are scenes of looting downtown, with dozens of people out in the streets going one shop after the other, targeting shops that were held by ethnic touraregs. accusing them of collaborating with ms -- islamists and they say they are hiding arms, cash, and weapons. the malian army deployed in town, and is trying to contain the crowd, although it is not clear because there also kind of smiling and waving at the crowd. they have pulle
in the motor race, though. we've had a big eu change on the agenda. >> yeah. >> we don't know how that's going to come out in the wash, do we? >> that changes things around. but in the short-term, it does mean that the markets are a little more volatile and it has been a sizable change. >> it's just unfortunate to some degree that these natural disasters which affect many people and are stressful events to live through then cause insurance premium toes rise, which sounds like that's what's happening in part of the u.s. >> it varies, but long-term insurers will look to make profit over a period of time. when they do happen, they have to look at have they been in line with all their expectations? >> and what's happening with capacity? it's dictated by capacity levels. >> yeah. pnc, capital comes in and out frequently been we are seeing money coming into the insurance sector. as capacity comes in, rates will go down. >> i want to talk about life, but first to cap off what happened with superstorm sandy, it took a while to get a sense of how costly that event was. what's emerging? >> i think most
emergency summit is under way amid efforts to establish -- to stabilize the eu. anti-austerity protest are spreading across europe. there are reports of street violence and some looting. leaders are calling for action to restore european economic confidence. at stake is the future of the eyuro currency. a breaking story from the united states. in mountain way, and major bridge has collapsed. there was no apparent warning when the aging steel gave way during the morning commute. at least 10 vehicles of passengers plunged into the river. rescue teams have been dispatched. >> mayor, this is terrible because mountain way is not far from you. your phones are ringing before this is even over. would you have been told crabs to buy the debt. five of those cars were from a wedding party and the bride was from your city. james follows, you wrote the article several months ago. what is the story? >> there are all the tragedy in the short term of what happened to these people. then the larger story is what we have learned for the city, state, country. we recognized in telling the stories that the
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